Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Hydrogen sulfide is an often ignored, yet potentially dangerous presence when drilling an oil well. It's presence in the ground can lead to corrosive effects on drilling equipment and additionally can pose a serious risk to health. It can range from being a minor health and equipment annoyance to being a full fledged, serious health…

Road Rage and the Psychology Behind It

Road rage has been around for ages, but it is becoming an even greater problem. Many experts attribute the issue that is quickly becoming an epidemic to the fast paced nature of our lives in today’s society. Multitasking is everything which is why more and more drivers are focused on their phone or other things…

Pesticides Are Poisoning the Earth

Synthetic, chemical pesticides disrupt the balance of Nature. Messing up the balance of Nature is NEVER a good thing. If Man did not exist on the planet Earth, events would fall into place beautifully. There would be no pollution. Although there could be natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, etc., it would all be fixed according…

Osteoporosis And Effects To Men

While its true that men start out with greater bone density and lose calcium at a lower rate than women, hormonal changes may be a factor to men's development of osteoporosis. A decline in testosterone, which occurs naturally at the age of 60, results in a limited ability to use diet calcium to build or…

Hidden Poison

Did you know that there might be poison in many of your favorite foods found on grocery store shelves everywhere? Breads, crackers, cookies, energy bars, tortillas, frozen pizza are just a few examples of these dangerous foods. The poison in these items is called partially hydrogenated fat, often referred to as trans-fatty acids. A trans-fatty…

Health Advantages of Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are essential for the proper functioning of our body. There are different types of minerals which help our body functions in various ways. A deficiency of the needed minerals cause harm to the function of our body. Vitamins and minerals are present in the food we consume each day. Some foods are…

End Joint Pain With Natural Remedies

Joint pain relief and treatment options vary with the causes of the pain and when the pain is a result of an underlying condition, treating the condition, may offer long-term relief. There is currently no known cure for conditions like Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and medical treatment of these conditions aims to reduce…

Keeping Bandages Dry When Showering

 Whenever you try to shower while wearing a dressing it’s quite a challenge. You already know it will be necessary to substitute it with a clean dry one later. How are you supposed to keep clean if the doctor has told you to keep the bandage dry? Avoid annoying soggy surgical dressings and think about…

The Benefits Of Having HDV Lasik Surgery

If you happen to be a part of billions of people worldwide who depend on corrective eyewear or contact lenses, then perhaps you have thought about undergoing a curative procedure. Known as lasik (laser assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) surgery, a patient that is a good candidate for the procedure can dramatically have their vision changed…

Six Steps to a Career in Computer Science

Computer science is not for everyone. If you like math and solving puzzles, then you will probably enjoy computer programming. Give it a try and see if it's right for you. However, if you find puzzles to be tedious and frustrating then you should probably consider another line of work. Debugging computer programs can take…

Function and Uses of a Medical Centrifuge

Medical centrifuges come in various sizes and apply to many different applications, making them an extremely useful device whether in a doctor’s office, hospital environment, or laboratory. Modern centrifuges are basically compact, made either of plastic or metal, and are visually appealing; they normally sit on a counter top on rubber feet so they do…